Indian troops unleash worst example of state terrorism in occupied Kashmir
SRINAGAR - In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, and Hurriyat leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq have strongly denounced the use of brute force by Indian police and troops on Muharram mourners in different parts of the territory.
The leaders in their separate statements in Srinagar termed the action as sheer interference in the religious matters of the Muslims.
The leaders said it also exposed the fascist and biased mentality of the Indian authorities towards the Muslims.
The Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party and Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami in their statements termed it a worst example of Indian state terrorism in the occupied territory.
Several mourners were injured due to the use of brute force and teargas shelling by Indian troops and police on Muharram processions in Srinagar, yesterday. The police had also arrested dozens of mourners and lodged them in various police stations.
Meanwhile, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth during a cordon and search operation in Sumlar area of Bandipora district, today.
A report published in Srinagar-based English daily has revealed that an imminent environmental disaster is in the making in famous ski-resort of Gulmarg as the Indian Air Force is planning to set-up a radar system in the protected wildlife sanctuary area, apart from constructing a helipad in the forest area, on around 14 hectare land there.